OLD GUNS & WHISPERING GHOSTS - TALES & TWISTS OF THE OLD WEST:
The Dramatic History of Wild West Firearms & Those Who Carried Them ~ 1866-1916. |
by Jesse L. Wolf Hardin.
Publisher: SHOOT MAGAZINE
Publish Date: 2006
Edition: First Edition
Description: Old Guns & Whispering Ghosts brings to life the history, spirit, character and contradictions of the Old West, while recounting the dramatic history of its legendary firearms. Spectacular photographs, frontier tintypes, and inspiring text powerfully describe the period of rapid arms development and cultural change occurring between 1866 and 1916, and the undying Western dream, including: John Wesley Hardin & the lonely truths about “shootists”; Teddy Roosevelt: cowboy hunter and conservationist; Buffalo Hunters & the mystique of the single-shot rifle; Ben Lilly, last of the mountain men; Elfego Baca & the most uneven gunfight in Western history; Frontier kids & early .22’s; the importance of a code of honor, then and now; and much more!260 pgs.
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Binding: Hardcover in Dust Jacket
ID Number: 13236